SIFF - The Local Scene

Films shown during SIFF are of all various subjects and come from a variety of different countries. Here’s a sneak-peak at a few films written, directed or filmed locally. Back to the Garden, Flower Power Comes Full Circle (Documentary Feature): In the late ‘80s, Seattle native Kevin Tomlinson travelled to a small town in Eastern Washington [...]

Fly Filmmaking Challenge

A few years ago, one of our CSRs in the Phone Center was part of SIFF’s Fly Filmmaking Challenge, where three groups of filmmakers venture to put a film together from start to finish in 15 days – 5 days to write, 5 days to shoot and 5 days to edit their original film. While [...]


From May 21 until June 14 Seattle is home to the United States’ largest international film festival, otherwise known as SIFF (Seattle International Film Festival). Pagliacci is one of the many proud sponsors behind this year’s festival. There’s always an air of mystery that surrounds SIFF, especially their notable showcase appropriately dubbed “The Secret Festival”. [...]

Seattle Cheese Festival

Cheese! Glorious cheese! Pizza is all about the dough, sauce and, of course, the cheese! When the Seattle Cheese Festival first took over Pike Place Market’s cobblestone street five years ago, we naturally wanted to show our support. Each year we honor the festival with it’s own pie. There’s still time to enjoy this year’s [...]

The Battle

Last week, you could feel it in the air. Even Mother Nature joined in our Battle of the Bands as rain poured down on the Emerald City. We experienced casualties before the first beat of the drum. Jesse Fox dropped out at the last minute after their drummer threw his back out over the weekend. [...]

Bear Creek Studio

Nestled in the trees of Woodinville sits a converted turn of the century barn. It is here where this year's winner of Pagliacci's annual Battle of the Bands will spend a few precious days recording in the relaxed atmosphere of an established and well-known recording studio. The 10-acre estate sits in the wilderness complete [...]

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